North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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North and Central America

  • UF North America
  • UF Central America

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North and Central America

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Text Accompaniments to Stereocards published by Underwood & Underwood

Volumes list all the stereocards in a series and then describe each card, including the significance of the depiction. Certain volumes are accompanied by maps and plans.
Real Children in Many Lands
Italy: Through the Stereoscope
Norway: Through the Stereoscope
Russia: Through the Stereoscope
The United States: Through the Stereoscope
Traveling in the Holy Land: Through the Stereoscope(Have 3 of this title)
Palestine: Through the Stereoscope
Jerusalem: Through the Stereoscope
Part I - A Trip to Jerusalem: Through the Stereoscope

Programmes

The file consists of programmes for exhibitions and events held at the Ryerson Image Centre including:

  • Ryerson Image Centre Grand Opening Exhibitions
  • Toronto Convention About Photographic Collections : Definitions, Descriptions, Access
  • Archival Dialogues : Reading the Black Star Collection
  • Berenice Abbott: Photographs
  • Human Rights Human Wrongs
  • The 'Public Life' of Photographs
  • Exhibitions & Events, January-April ; May-August ; June-August 2013
  • Exhibitions & Events, January-April ; June-August 2014
  • Phil Bergerson : Emblems and Remnants of the American Dream
  • Cue Depth
  • Exhibitions & Events, May-June ; Sept-December 2014
  • Curious Anarchy : The Photographic Collection of Maia-Mari Sutnik
  • Remembering The Real Winnie : The World's Most Famous Bear Turns 100
  • Exhibitions & Events, May-June 2015
  • Photography Historians: A New Generation?
  • All That Glitters : Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection Jewelry Benefit
  • Exhibitions & Events, January-April ; May-August 2016
  • Exhibitions & Events, January-April ; May-August 2017
  • Exhibitions & Events, January-April ; May-August ; Sept-December 2019

Carleton University

File contains a certificate from Carleton University's Chancellor, President, and Senate to commemorate President Lachemi's installation.

Carleton University

File contains a certificate from Carleton University Chancellor Charles Chi and President, Vice-Chancellor and Senate Chair Roseann O'Reilly Runte to Ryerson University to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Kodak Premo No. 9 combination case

Item consists of a black leather case with red velvet lining containing a Premo No. 9 Kodak folding camera, two wooden negative holders, and the camera manual. The camera used 5 x 5 or 5 x 7 plates or film packs.

Temple Building, Toronto

Contact sheet with four black and white images of the Temple building in Toronto, originally constructed in 1896. The building was Toronto's first skyscraper. Corresponding negatives: 2009.002.2393.

Gouinlock, George W., 1861-[1926-1927]

Kodak "Petite" camera

Item is a compact folding camera with green and blue bellows. The Kodak Petite was a smaller, roll film camera specifically designed for and marketed to women. They came in several colours, and were also sold in gift sets that included a mirror and compact. Printed on the bottom of the two-part cardboard box is "Made in U.S.A. by Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N.Y., Trade Marks Reg. U.S. Pat. Office, Green."

Kodachrome Stereo Transparencies

Item consists of 80 Kodachrome and Anscochrome stereo colour transparencies, fragments of developed 35mm colour film, 3 35mm slides, and 1 paper index in a blue case with the wordds Busch Verascope on a plate on the front. Images are snapshots of family, sports games, landscapes, The Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian Rockies. boating, beaches, Arowhon Pines, Lake Mistassini, New York City, and various fur fasions being modeled.

Image Arts

Kodak stereo transparencies

Item consists of 82 Kodachrome and Anscochrome stereo colour transparencies, fragments of developed 35mm colour film, and a paper index. The paper index indicates that the images are of Fort York, Kaplan Kids - Vancouver, Miami - 1958 - Greenes, Bobby's Birthdays, The House, The Family, Friends + Relatives, Cities - Ottawa Montreal Quebec, Winter - Hockey, Grey Cup - 1956, Golf Partners, Balfour Beach - The Pachters, Bank of Commerce Building, Friends and Relatives - Neufelds - Edmonton - Naplaus Vancouver.

Image Arts

Halifax house

File consists of 21 images of the interior and exterior of a 2-story farmhouse with barn and surrounding gardens. Views include kitchen, bathrooms, living room, barn, garden, and home exterior.

Burley, Robert

Belmont House

File consists of 18 images of the interior of Belmont House, a not for profit, Christian, senior care home. The images show the dining room, a bedroom, sitting-room and hallway.

Burley, Robert

Providence Healthcare

File consists of 65 images of the Providence Healthcare centre, located at 3276 St. Clair Avenue East in Toronto. The centre specializes in rehabilitation for strokes, orthopaedic surgery, or lower limb amputation patients and those who require geriatric rehabilitation and treatment. Views include waiting area, reception desk, dining room, patient rooms and hallways.

Burley, Robert

Trinity Community Centre

File consists of 23 images of the Trinity Community Centre, located at 155 Crawford Street in Toronto. Views include the exterior of the building at night, the main entryway, and the pool.

Burley, Robert

Elm Grove Living Centre

File consists of 2 photographs of an outdoor event, featuring former City of Toronto Mayor Mel Lastman and Elm Grove Living Centre Administration staff member Tara Singh, along with a woman named Elizabeth (identified by nametags in the photographs).

Burley, Robert

Quadrangle Architects: 6 projects

File consists of 32 photographs of projects completed by Quadrangle Architects in Toronto. These include: 5 Rosehill, GAP Bloor Street, St. James (King and Jarvis), the Candy Factory lofts, Toronto Film Studios, G & W, and the Duke condos.

Burley, Robert

Toronto Hydro

File consists of 38 photographs of the interior of the Toronto Hydro building. Views include the reception desk, boardroom, meeting room, hallway and kitchen.

Burley, Robert

Straw House, Montreal

File consists of 48 photographs of the interior and exterior of a Montreal home built of straw bales with a stucco surface. The home at 2203 Lartigue was designed by architect Julia Bourke, the homeowner, and built in 1998. Views include the kitchen, dining room, exterior, living room, details, and portraits of the architect.

Burley, Robert

Eaton's

File consists of 13 images of the interior of an Eaton's department store. Views include the mens clothing department, furniture, and kitchen appliances.

Burley, Robert

Adidas store

File consists of 12 images of the interior of an Adidas sporting goods store. Views include displays of running gear, golf clubs, and skis. The space was designed by Sweeney & Co. Architects.

Burley, Robert

Nesbitt Burns offices

File consists of 9 images of the interior of the Nesbitt Burns offices. Views include workstations, offices, conference rooms and hallways. Designed by Dermott Sweeny architects.

Burley, Robert

Isabel Bader Theatre

File consists of 43 images of the Isabel Bader Theatre on the University of Toronto campus. Views include exterior shots of the theatre, stage and seating, entryway and stairwell, and entrance. Designed by Lett-Smith Architects.

Burley, Robert

Concordia University (model)

File consists of 38 images of an architectural model of the Concordia Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex, located at 1515 St. Catherine West, at the corner of Rue Guy. The builging was designed by KPMG Architects.

Burley, Robert

Hilton Toronto

File consists of 10 images of the interior of a suite of the Hilton Toronto hotel, located at 145 Richmond Street West. Designed by KPMB Architects. Views include the sitting room, bedroom, and bathroom.

Burley, Robert

Basilico Ristorante

File consists of 27 images of the interior of the Basilico Ristorante, located at 5100 Rutherford Road in Vaughan, Ontario. Views include dining area, bar, and table settings. Interior design by Burdifilek Designs.

Burley, Robert

Parlour Restaurant

File consists of 10 images of the interior of the Parlour Restaurant, located at 333 King Street West in Toronto, Ontario. Views include dining area, exterior, and patio.

Burley, Robert

Mississauga landmarks

File consists of 65 exterior views of buildings in Mississauga, from the street and shoreline. Buildings include the Living Arts Centre, Credit Union building, Province Electric Supply Ltd., Liberty Mutual, Summit Food Service Distributors, Royal Bank, Sherwood Reproductions, Peel Insurance Brokers, Storagetek, Scotiabank.

Burley, Robert

Printers Row Lofts (525 Logan Avenue)

File consists of 13 photographs of the interior of a unit in the Printers Row Lofts, located at 525 Logan Avenue in Toronto. The building was originally the head office of Bell Telephone, and was built in 1911. The lofts were designed by Levitt Goodman architects (now LGA Architectural Partners).

Burley, Robert

Kodak Heights aerial and ground level views and marching band

Photographs consist of views of Kodak Heights :

  • Three aerial views, one slightly earlier in years
  • One panorama of three buildings
  • One at entrance gate with buildings nos. 3 and 5 in background
  • One of Kodak Canadian soldiers (or air men) in marching band, passing in front of Building No. 9 (Employees Building).
    Previously in 3-ringed binder.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Kodak Heights Building #5

Appear to be loose prints from the Kodak Heights series of albums that document the construction of Kodak Heights during 1913-1917, See related records for albums: 2005.001.06.01.002. Note that a group of these prints were organized in a separate box, P-56 and P-64, they have been assigned the same number and the different locations noted in the record.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Hand painted photograph album

Album cover in plastic held together with string. Black pages, photos glued in. Handpainted photographs. Doodles and drawing on pages in white ink. Several handcoloured photographs.
Pages in very poor condition - torn, flaking. Several loose photographs; yellowed and faded photographs.

Themes include snapshot portraits, domestic and farm animals - horses, dogs, sheep, cows; horse racing, crop fields, early vehicles and possibly an early tractor.

Panoram Kodak No.4

Item is a rollfilm panoramic cameras in which the lens pivots and projects the image to the curved focal plane. The camera uses No. 103 rollfilm to take 3.50 x 12 inch exposures. It has a rapid rectilinear lens and a 142 degree angle. This model is the original model for the Panoram Kodak series and has no door to cover the swinging lens.

Expo Watch Camera

Item is a small novelty film camera that is disguised as a railroad pocket watch, first produced into early 1900's and sold until 1939. The exposure is made through the winding stem and the winding knob serves as a lens cap, and required special film cartridges. The camera is relatively common, as it was marketed for so long and several variations exist in the "Expo" trademark style, the winding knob, and the viewfinder shape. Black, red, blue enameled versions produced about 1935 are rarer. Item has its original box and triangular viewfinder, but the lens cap is missing.

Kodak Tele disc

Item is a simple to use camera for use with the proprietary "Disc" film format. Kodak introduced the 15 exposure cartridges in 1982, while they were popular when first introduced, the small negatives 911 x 8 mm) often resulted in poor quality prints and the format soon lost its popularity.

Kodak Disc 4000

Item is a small, flat, hand-held camera with black plastic body and brushed metal, gold-coloured front plate. Intended by Kodak to replace their instamatic line of cameras, the Kodak Disc cameras were designed to be simple to use, with all automatic functions. The camera used Disc film, a proprietary format that made 15, 11 x 8 mm exposures; this small negative size made the resulting prints very grainy when enlarged and, while the camera did well when it was first introduced, it lost populatiry due to the low quality prints it produced. Item includes a built in flash and wrist strap.

Kodak Disc camera (demonstration model)

Item consists of a demonstration verion of the Kodak Disc camera. Disc cameras were compact fixed-focus cameras with built-in flash that used 11x8mm film that came in the form of a flat disc. Camera body is made of clear plastic so the internal mechanics can be seen. Made in U.S.A.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Disc 8000

Item is a small, flat, hand-held camera with black plastic body and brushed metal, gold-coloured front plate. Intended by Kodak to replace their instamatic line of cameras, the Kodak Disc cameras were designed to be simple to use, with all automatic functions. Took Disc film, a proprietary format that made 15, 11 x 8 mm exposures; this small negative size made the resulting prints very grainy when enlarged and the camera model was not Kodak's most popular. Item has a built in flash and wrist strap. In plastic display original packaging. Uses HR disc.

Kodak Petite camera (blue)

Item is a promotional model of the Kodak Vest Pocket Model B, manufactured in 5 colours: blue, green, grey, lavender and pink. This version also includes an art deco pattern on the camera body, a particularly rare model. Marketed to young women, it was promoted as easy to use and small enough to fit in a lady's hand. Some models included a vanity carrying case, lined with sating and housign a lipstick, powder, rouge, clutch and mirror. Produced 4.5 x 6 cm exposures on 127 film.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Ansco Memo

Item is a leather covered wooden box camera. The Ansco Memo is a single frame, fixed focus which takes landscape oriented images. Film is advanced by pushing down on a lever in the back of the camera. While not the first American camera made for 35mm film, it is the first to sell in abundant quantities.

No. 3A Autographic Kodak camera, Model C

Item is a folding camera with black leatherette case and leather bellows. Features a cord with metal push button shutter-release. Fitted with a Kodak Antistigmat lens f7.7 (170mm), No. 11592. Took Autographic film No. A-122. Serial no. 652261.

Fotolarger enlarger

Item is a photographic enlarger consisting of nine parts; a metal base, two shafts, one bellows/negative holder assembly with red filter, lens assembly, lamp with cord, and three cardbooard negative guides. Cast into the vertical assembly are the words: "Fotolarger, Testrite, N.Y." On the negative holder, there is a metal plate printed with the CSA logo, and "Fotolarger, use #211 lamp 75 W 110-115 V, Testrite Instrument Co., Inc., New York, N. Y. -- made in U.S.A."

Testrite Instrument Co., Inc.

Brownie Movie Camera Turret f/1.9

Item consists of a Kodak Movie Camera Turret f/1.9. It is a motion picture camera for double run 8mm film with 25 feet load, made in Canada. The three lenses are on a rotating turret offering 13mm, 24mm, and 9mm wide angle options.

The Nussbaum Tray

Item is a clear glass tray for developing photographic prints. A removable glass dowel holds the paper down so it remains inmmersed in the chemical solutions. Sold by the E. & H.T. Anthony company in New York.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Kodak Film - the dependable film in the yellow box

Item consists of a portrait format, white, board poster, featuring a black and white image of two boxes of Kodak Film, with "Kodak Film - the dependable film in the yellow box / The film that gives the same results from roll to roll, so that you can rely on it. / Kodak Film excels on every count - speed, latitude, uniformity - and each is of picture-making importance. / Use Kodak Film, the dependable film in the yellow box. / Canadian Kodak Co., Limited, Toronto" printed beneath.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Kodak Brownie Reflex, Synchro Model

Item consists of a Brownie Reflex Synchro Model, made in Canada by the Canadian Kodak Co. Limited. It has a twin-lens reflex pattern and a large finder with a folding hood. It uses 127 film, a rotary shutter, and has a meniscus lens. It is in the original box with two manual booklets and has a fabric braid strap.

Cine-Kodak Model B

Item consists of a Cine-Kodak Model B. It is the follow-up model to the Cine-Kodak, the first 16mm camera. As opposed to the Cine-Kodak, the motor Cine-Kodak Model B is spring-driven rather than hand-cranked, which allowed for it to be used without a tripod. It has an f/3.5 20mm lens and a Newton finder. It has a portrait attachment for close ups from 2 to 5 feet.

Kodak XL 362 movie outfit

Item consists of a Kodak XL 362 movie outfit, including camera, 4 AA--size batteries, wrist strap, and eye cup. Originally also included a super 8 cartridge of Kodak type G Ektachrome 160 movie film.

Bell & Howell Two Fifty Two

Item consists of a Bell & Howell Two Fifty Two motion picture camera. It takes 8mm film, and has a Bell & Howell Super-Comat 10mm f/2.3 lens. There is a dial on the front of the camera to select aperture, light settings, and black & white or colour. It has a two-toned brown body and a winding knob on the side.

Kodak Stereo

Item is a stereo camera for creating two 24 x 24 mm exposures on standard 35mm cartridge film. The camera has a built in sprit level to ensure that ideal stereo effect is achieved. Kodak produced a corresponding Kodaslide Stereo Viewer and proprietary stereo slide holders for viewing images shot with the camera. Lenses are Kodak Anaston F3.5/35mm with a Kodak Flash 200 shutter.

Signet 50 with flash attachment

Item is a viewfinder camera with black bakelite body, metal fittings and large attached flash. It is the fourth model in the Kodak Signet line, featuring a selenium photocell exposure meter. Featuring an Ektanar lens with thorium oxide, the camera is slightly radioactive.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Brownie Starflex

Item is a pseudo twin lens reflex camera with flashgun attachment. It has a black plastic body with metal faceplate and fittings and was made for use with 127 rollfilm. It has a Dakon lens with a simpler folding finder, as well as an additional sports finder built into the base. Includes a Kodalite Midget Flasholder.

Brownie Hawkeye Flash Model

Item is a small hand held box camera with Bakelite body, brilliant viewfinder and Kodalite Flash-holder attachment. For 6 x 6 cm exposures on 620 roll film. One of the best selling Brownie cameras ever made, it is a simple easy to use design created by Eastman Kodak employee Arthur H. Crapsey. The original sales price was $5.50 for the camera alone and $7.00 for the flash model.

Polaroid Land Camera Model 150 outfit case

Item is a Polaroid Land Camera Model 150 with hard leather case, Polaroid flash model 281, 3 developing vials, leather strap, manual, and 7 loose papers. It used 40 series Polaroid Picture Roll Land film.

Polaroid Corporation

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